Anatomy & Adjustive Technique for Breastfeeding (Gerner, Nov 12, 2022 on-campus)

Hayward, CA US
November 12, 2022

Live On Campus

Also available via live, interactive online webinar

Overview

Learn to identify cranial, spinal, muscular and dural imbalances relating to breastfeeding as well as how to specifically address them. Gain current research to validate your work. Become familiar with the scope of other birth professionals in order to collaborate, gain referrals and provide the overall best care for your clients. 

This course is designed to teach you to UNDERSTAND the infant anatomy/physiology and how the pieces affect the whole.  You will learn to identify structural issues in the baby, specific anatomy to explain those issues; and how to either correct these issues or to refer to the appropriate care provider. You will also learn about the breastfeeding world as a whole; allowing you to speak the same language as your patients and other providers, thereby establishing yourself as an integral part of the team.  

Learning Objectives

By the end of the seminar, participants will have a knowledge of:

  • The biology of human lactation.

  • The biomechanics of infant latch, suck and swallow

  • The nutritional, emotional, and world-wide importance of breastfeeding.

  • The anatomy and physiology of the cranium, spine, muscular, nerve and dural systems in relation to breastfeeding function.

  • The clinical applications of normal and pathological function for all structures.         

  • The developmental and neurological implications of abnormal function.

  • Ideal Collaboration with other birth professionals to give/receive referrals for lactation support.

  • Specific consultation, exam and adjusting technique for the breastfeeding infant

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 4.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
  • 6.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 6.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 6.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 6.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 KS Healing Arts Board
    Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • 6.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 ME Chiropractic Board
    Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
  • 6.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 NC Chiropractic Board
    North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 6.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 6.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
  • 6.00 PR Chiropractic Board
    Puerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 6.00 SD Chiropractic Board
    South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 TN Chiropractic Board
    Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 6.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 6.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 6.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Course opens: 
01/01/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
11/12/2022 - 8:00am PST
Event ends: 
11/12/2022 - 2:00pm PST
Base cost:
$129.00

Hour 1- Special Populations/Anatomy

  1. 1. Introductions
  2. 2. Setting the Stage- Current relevance of Breastfeeding support in the Chiropractic profession
  3. 3. Introduction to relevant anatomy

Hour 2 – Special Populations/Anatomy

  1. 1. Breast Biology and Stages of Lactogenesis
  2. 2. Common Breastfeeding Challenges
  3. 3. Biomechanics of Latch, Suck, Swallow related to Anatomy
  4. 4. Nutritional and Emotional Superiority of Breastfeeding

Hour 3 – Special Populations/Anatomy

  1. 1. Nitty Gritty Anatomy- Cranial and Spinal structures and Common Patterns of Subluxation

Hour 4 - Special Populations/Anatomy

  1. 1. Nitty Gritty Anatomy- Cranial Nerves Related to Breastfeeding and the Dural System

Hour 5 – Technique

  1. 1. Specific Consultation and Exam related to Breastfeeding (15 min)
  2. 2. Specific Cranial Adjusting related to Breastfeeding (40 min)

Hour 6 - Technique

  1. 1. Specific Cranial Adjusting (cont.) (40 min)
  2. 2. Ideal Collaboration with Lactation Professionals for Best Care Practices (15 min)

 

Life Chiropractic College West
25001 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
United States
+1 (510) 780-4508

Park by Student Entrance on Clawiter Road side of building, then look for signage directing you to the check-in area. 

See Campus Map for details. 

Lynn Gerner, DC, FICPA

LYNN GERNER, DC, FICPA

Dr. Gerner has been a Maternity and Pediatric Specialist in private practice for over 16 years with an additional focus on functional infant cranial work. She teaches other professionals to support breastfeeding across the USA and internationally. She is a wife, mother of 3 grown children, and lives in Northern CA with her husband and their 2 rescued dogs.

Graduate: Life Chiropractic College West, 2004. Fellow, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and trained doula. Post Graduate faculty, Life Chiropractic College, West. Preferred Affiliate- Capital City Doula Collective, Sacramento, CA. Founding partner of The Good Life Collective, Davis, CA.

See below for a list of credits available for this seminar. 

Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the CCE and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

*The following State and Province boards do not require an application when a program is sponsored by a college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE): CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, MD, MA, MI, MT, NE, NH, NJ, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC. Life Chiropractic College West cannot guarantee that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s). Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.

Available Credit Hours

  • 6.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 4.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
  • 6.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 6.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 6.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 6.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 KS Healing Arts Board
    Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • 6.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 ME Chiropractic Board
    Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
  • 6.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 NC Chiropractic Board
    North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 6.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 6.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
  • 6.00 PR Chiropractic Board
    Puerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 6.00 SD Chiropractic Board
    South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 TN Chiropractic Board
    Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 6.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 6.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 6.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Price

Base cost:
$129.00
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Changes and Refunds

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